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Get some nonprofit video inspiration and view our Webby-nominated film.

A couple of times a year we take a break from sharing our latest insights to provide you with some inspiration from our recent work. As the old saying goes: good things come in threes. So here are three recent projects that we’re especially proud of (including one that’s been nominated for a Webby Award!).

Keema and Her Pack for Mutual Rescue

We’ve been telling stories for Mutual Rescue since their launch in 2016. The films we’ve created have been featured in the New York Times and on NPR, been selected for dozens of film festivals, and received well over 100 million organic views online.

Keema and Her Pack: A Mutual Rescue Story is the latest in this series, and it tells the emotional story of a woman who found healing from trauma through her connection with dogs. The film was shot over the course of three days in pre-pandemic NYC, and features custom illustrations and musical score. And it’s been nominated for a Webby Award in the Branded Entertainment – Diversity & Inclusion category.

Please (pretty please with sugar on top) head over to the Webby Awards website and cast your vote for Keema and Her Pack in the People’s Voice award.

Scientist Stories for The Tech Interactive

We work extensively with our friends at the The Tech Interactive in San José, CA, producing videos for their exhibits, events, and fundraising campaigns. Scientist Stories is a series of videos that will be featured in their newest exhibit Solve for Earth, launching this summer. Below is a sneak peek of the exhibit.

In these films we profile individual scientists by telling their stories in three parts: About Me, What I’m Working On and What I’m Discovering. One of our favorites is the story of Robin Lopez, a young scientist who grew up in a tough neighborhood near Oakland, CA, and who overcame adversity to realize his dreams. Here are all three of Robin’s films combined together into a single video.

All In for Breakthrough

Last fall we shared our case study video of Breakthrough’s virtual fundraising event, “Never Give Up.” The event went so well that they hired us again to create a second virtual fundraiser for their capital campaign “All In,” which streamed last week online.

All In featured multiple stories filmed on location, a compelling pitch made by the campaign co-chairs, and numerous promotional videos leading up to the event. The event was another smashing success.

Douglas Scott

Doug is the founder of Tectonic Video. He has more than 20 years of nonprofit communications experience and he's humbled to lead an amazing team of passionate storytellers and artisans.